2018 Shortlist

Best Use of Search – Retail

Be Heard Group & Vodafone - Team Red

Found Group & Bonmarche - Finding Lisa

iProspect and Ray-Ban - Finding the Right Fit Through PPC

MediaVision & Hobbs - Exceptional Revenue Growth Through Search

NMPi & Harvey Nichols - Unleashing the Power of Google Shopping through Automation

Reflect Digital & Aford Awards - A campaign worthy of a trophy!

RS Components - The Half a Million Product Challenge Scaling Through Automation & Powering Through PLA Regulations

The SEO Works - Howzat! The SEO Works bowl a corking 2586% return for All Rounder Cricket

Threepipe - A Transformational Year for Warehouse

Verve Search & Lenstore - Crystal Clear Advantages for Lenstore

 

 

Best Use of Search – Finance

Absolute Digital Media & Uncle Buck

CandidSky & Buddy Loans – Demonstrating true value

Evolved Search & Select Car Leasing - Driving Performance

Exposure Ninja - Canary Claims SEO Campaign

Found Group & AllClear - Results Insured

No Pork Pies & GEM Motoring Assist - Driving Digital Revenue Campaign

Reddico & Direct Line Life Insurance

Resignal & WorldRemit - Sending Money Around the World

Screaming Frog & Moneybarn - UK Motorbike Map

Verve Search & GoCompare - Wheeler Dealer

 

 

Best Use of Search – Travel / Leisure

Ad-Rank Media & Holiday Hypermarket - SEO Strategy - Destination Content Hubs

Builtvisible & lastminute.com - 2190% ROI for leading travel brand

Crafted and Preferred Hotels & Resorts – Going global

Croud & Virgin Trains - The user comes first

Digitaloft & Globehunters - Europe's Most Instagrammed Beaches

Edit & SpaSeekers - Global Relaxation

Forward3D & Hilton - Helping with Big Budgets

MediaCom & American Airlines - How MediaCom helped onboard new valuable and loyal customers

Silverbean & Lyceum Theatre

Stickyeyes & Hertz Europe - Consistently driving multi-million revenue through organic search

 

 

Best Use of Search – Gaming

Sponsored by

Adthena & Kindred Group - Harnessing the power of search term opportunity

Blueclaw & Myracing.com & The Queens’ Winnings - 88.89% Increase in Top 3 Positions from PR-driven SEO

Catena Media – Dominate the UK Sports Search market via PPC

MediaCom Worldwide & Sony PlayStation - Propensity to Play

The Media Image & PlayOJO - The Rise and Rise of the Fair Online Casino

Verve Search & Party Casino – What Makes a Hollywood Hit?

 

 

Best Use of Search – Third Sector

Click Consult & Oxfam - Dressed by the kids 201718 (2440% impressions YoY)

Crafted & The British Library - Getting more from Google Grants

Crafted Atom & Regent's University London - 'Global Student Recruitment Campaign'

every1 - Brand awareness SEO campaign for FSB

MediaVision & City Lit - Increased Course Subscriptions & Revenue via PPC

The SEO Works - Helps University of Birmingham Dubai Site Reach New Heights

Torchbox & Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity - UK PPC Campaign

 

 

Best Use of Search – B2B

agenda21 & Travis Perkins - No More Trade Wars

Chillibyte & DCSL - Search Campaign

Climb Online & Red Pixie - Educating Financial Services

Greenlight & Rajapack - Driving Efficiencies Through an Innovative Data-Driven Strategy

Impression & Shredall - Sustainable Results

Mackerel Media & activpayroll – “Getting Paid’ Global SEO

MediaVision & Instant Offices - Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

Reflect Digital & Flexflooring – “Flooring the competition”

Selesti & British Assessment Bureau - Maximising PPC ROI

Whites & Netguru - How we implemented reverse engineering technology to increase client B2B leads and revenue from organic traffic.

 

 

Best Use of Search – B2C

Be Heard Group & Vodafone - Team Red

Digitaloft & forward2me - Instagrammable Sneakers

Evolved Search - Helping Mattress Online to bounce back

Evolved Search & Select Car Leasing - Driving Search Performance

Exposure Ninja - Canary Claims SEO Campaign

Impression & Internet Gardener - Growing Authority in a Competitive Marketplace

Mabo Media & New Cakes - Have Their Cake And Eat It

MediaCom & British Gas - Winter is Coming

MediaCom North Group - Hillarys PPC Campaign

SYZYGY & Specsavers - Demographic Audience Segmentation for Efficient Appointment Growth

 

 

Best Use of Search – Health

Crafted & DentalCarePlus - The success of search.

Performance.io & Bayer Animal Health - My Pet & I UK performance and SEO Campaign

Red Hot Penny & Virgin Care Private - The Launch

Silverbean & IAS Medical - UK SEO Campaign

Smileworks & SEMrush - SEO drives 100% revenue increase in under a year

Space & Time Media and Lillyfields Care - PPC Campaign

SYZYGY and Specsavers - Demographic Audience Segmentation for Efficient Appointment Growth

Wagada - UK SEO Campaign (Health) - Trust in your Vision

 

 

Best Use of Search – Real Estate & Property

Avatar Creative & Millgate - CrowdPower, Marketing as a Service Solution

Conductor & WeWork - Driving Strategic Hypergrowth with SEO

Latitude & L&C Mortgages - Project Carrot

Marin TTNC & Three Whiskey - Supercharging PPC performance for Countrywide

MediaVision & Fresh Student Living - Exceeding Targets for Organic Growth

MediaVision & Instant Offices - Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

Mediaworks & Esh Group - How Mediaworks created a new identity for Esh Group

Space & Time Media and Avant Homes - Gabby Logan YouTube Brand Boost

The Media Image & Uncle.co.uk - Brand Penetration in the UK Retail Space

 

 

Best Use of Search – FMCG

Clean Digital & BrewDog – PPC for A £26 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

MediaCom Worldwide & This Works – Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars and the implications for Sleep Care

Mindshare & Warburtons – Gluten Free Rebrand Criteo Launch

Reprise & Quorn – Owning Vegetarian Christmas

Zenith - Performics & Nomad Foods – Scaling SEO at Speed

 

 

Best Local Campaign

Blue Array SEO & IHATEIRONING Campaign

Crafted & FS Group - Delivering Summer footfall through digital

Digital Ethos & London Preschool - Local Digital Marketing Campaign

Digitas & Radisson Hotel Group Global - A Nation of Storytellers

MediaCom & British Gas - Winter is Coming

MediaCom Worldwide & Sony PlayStation - Propensity to Play

MediaVision & Fresh Student Living - Exceeding Organic Growth Targets

NMPi & East Midlands Trains - Taking Back the East Midlands from Trainline.com

Silverbean & Newcastle College - Paid Marketing Campaign

Smileworks & SEMrush - SEO drives 100% revenue increase in under a year

 

 

Best Low Budget Campaign

ASSISTED. & U Drive Cars - Virtual Reality Driving Experience

Digitaloft & forward2me - Instagrammable Sneakers

Evosite & Rookery Manor - Wedding Venue Paid Search Campaign

Latitude - Wins Huge International Client with Seemingly Irrelevant Blog Post

MediaCom Worldwide & This Works Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars and the implications for Sleep Care

Novel. & OOSC Clothing - Head-Turning Budget SEO Campaign

Reflect Digital & Flexflooring - Flooring the competition

statement.digital & OPUMO - The Effective Onsite SEO Campaign

Visualsoft & Miltons Diamonds - The Watches of James Bond

Zazzle Media & Adventure Connections - Serious Fun Requires Serious Planning

 

 

Best Integrated Campaign

Sponsored by

Clean Digital & BrewDog - PPC for A £26 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

Crafted & DentalCarePlus - The success of search.

Journey Further & Christy

MediaVision & Boux Avenue - Fast Tracking Performance Growth

Mediaworks & Flogas - Flogas Integrated Campaign

Merkle Periscopix - Best in Show-ing Ads

Mindshare UK & Three - Wuntu Wednesday the new Two for Tuesdays

No Pork Pies & GEM Motoring Assist - Driving Digital Revenue Campaign

Propellernet & Waitrose and Partners - The perfect organic ingredients

Space & Time Media and Worx - Summer Hydroshot Campaign

WMG & ALA IB - Multi-Touch Integrated Search Campaign

 

 

Most Innovative Campaign

Fast Web Media - Giving blu a voice

Forward3D & Virgin Holidays - Reaching New Heights

Impression & Cromwell - How we REACTed to the JavaScript landscape

Impression & Harvey Water Softeners - Funnel Based Marketing

MediaCom Worldwide & Bose - From Online to Offline - Search Driving Store Visits

MediaVision & Instant Offices - Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

MSIX & Team TalkTalk - How to get the best out of Ad Customisers.

Search Laboratory & Mars Petcare - Using advanced analytics to drive performance from Amazon Advertising

Travel Tripper & ROW NYC - Real Time Ads for Google Search

Verve Search & Lenstore - 24 Hour London

 

 

Best PPC Campaign

Sponsored by

Clean Digital & BrewDog - PPC for A £26 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

F.Hinds & WMG

Found Group & Bonmarche - Finding Lisa

Impression & Gill Marine Expanding Direct Markets

Impression & Internet Gardener

Loud Mouth Media & Harry Corry - Omni-Channel Approach through Search

Making - Paid Search real-time with the power of Tweets

Marketing Signals & LED Hut - Lighting up the SERPs efficiently!

NMPi & East Midlands Trains - Taking Back the East Midlands from Trainline.com

SYZYGY and Specsavers - Demographic Audience Segmentation for Efficient Appointment Growth

 

 

Best SEO Campaign

Sponsored by

Auto Trader UK - Embracing the new world of JavaScript to grow SEO

Be Heard Group & Vodafone - Team Red

Blueclaw & Myracing.com & The Queens - Winnings 88.89% Increase in Top 3 Positions from PR-driven SEO

Evolved Search & Mattress Online - Helping Mattress Online to bounce back

Fast Web Media & Blu – When Number 1 isn’t enough

Greenlight and Bolt Burdon Kemp - Positioning Bolt Burdon Kemp As The Experts For Medical Negligence Claims

Latitude and L&C Mortgages - Project Carrot

Resignal & WorldRemit - Sending Money Around the World

Screaming Frog & Spotahome - Technical Tweaks & Compelling Content

Verve Search & Lenstore - Crystal Clear Advantages

 

 

Best Use of Content Marketing

Auto Trader & Amaze – #AutoTraderGoals Win a new car every time England score in the World Cup

Bring Digital & Ann Summers - 30 Day Sex Position Challenge

Digitaloft & forward2me - Instagrammable Sneakers

iThinkMedia & Renault Retail Group - SantaGoesElectric

Latitude & L&C Mortgages - Project Carrot

MediaVision & Instant Offices - Outstanding Growth in the Property Sector

Reprise & Quorn - Owning Vegetarian Christmas

ROAST & InsureandGo - Discover Interesting

Verve Search & GoCompare - Next Gen Cars

Wavemaker & Swinton Insurance – “Social Media An invitation for burglary”

 

 

Best Use of PR in a Search Campaign

Aira & TravelSupermarket – “The Most Popular Beaches in the World According to Instagram” Digital PR Campaign

Blueclaw & Myracing.com & The Queens’ Winnings - 88.89% Increase in Top 3 Positions from PR-driven SEO

Digitaloft & forward2me - Instagrammable Sneakers

Edit & SpaSeekers - Global Relaxation

Harvest Digital & Bathing Solutions - Identities

iThinkMedia & Renault Retail Group - SantaGoesElectric

Melt Content & Netflights - The best-value airport lounges in the world

Propellernet & Evans Cycles - Heartwork

Reckless & LABC Warranty - Building Authority by Challenging Foundations

Verve Search & Party Casino - What Makes a Hollywood Hit?

 

 

Best Use of Social Media in a Search Campaign

Auto Trader & Amaze – #AutoTraderGoals Win a new car every time England score in the World Cup

Climb Online & Red Pixie - Educating Financial Services through Search and Social

Edit & Wren Kitchens

Fetch x Unite Students - Whatever the result we have a room

MediaCom & CollectPlus - Does Pay-Day Matter?

Red Hot Penny & Virgin Management - Nailing Paid Social Strategy

Reprise & Quorn - Owning Vegetarian Christmas

RocketMill - Discovering Audiences in Their Natural Habitat: How RocketMill Is Growing National Geographic’s Subscribers

 

 

Best Use of Data

Crafted & The British Library - Getting more from Google Grants

CUBED & OKA Direct - Attribution Moving on up the sales funnel

Digital Clarity & The Clean Space – Segmenting visitor data for better ROI

Erudite - The UK Top 5000 Mobile Site Speed Benchmark

Essence & EE - Selling Data with Data

Forward3D & Lovehoney - Product Propensity to Purchase

Forward3D & Virgin Holidays - Reaching New Heights

MediaCom & British Gas - Winter is Coming

MediaCom Worldwide & Sony PlayStation - Propensity to Play

Spark Foundry - Performics & The Search Monitor with Europcar Staying Ahead of The Competition

 

 

Best Software Innovation

Adalysis - Your PPC Recommendation Engine

Adthena - AI Driven Machine Learned Search Intelligence

Carat and Holland & Barrett - Driving Results through Inventory Management

DeepCrawl - The world's most comprehensive & scalable web crawler

Marin Software - MarinOne & Marin TruePath

OnCrawl – Rankings

Search Squared - Audit & Automation for Google Ads

SEMrush - Keyword Magic Tool

Sitebulb - Crawl Maps

Trisolute Software - Trisolute News Dashboard for mobile and desktop

 

 

Best PPC Management Software Suite

Sponsored by

Adalysis - Your PPC Recommendation Engine

Kenshoo Search

Marin Software - Marin Search

Search Ads 360

Search Squared - Audit & Automation for Google Ads

 

 

Best SEO Software Suite

Conductor - Searchlight

OnCrawl - Technical SEO Platform

SEMrush - SEO & Content Workflow

The Stickyeyes Tool Suite - tools that really exist and don’t just appear in PowerPoint slides!

 

 

Best Search Software Tool

AccuRanker - World's fastest rank tracker for SEO Agencies & Professionals

Adthena - The Ultimate Search Intelligence

DeepCrawl - The world's most comprehensive & scalable web crawler

OnCrawl

Search Squared - Audit & Automation for Google Ads

SEMrush - Keyword Magic Tool

Sitebulb - Website & SEO Auditor

Swydo

Trisolute Software - Trisolute News Dashboard for mobile and desktop

upUgo Beta

 

 

Best In-House Team

Sponsored by

Amara SEO Team

MoneySuperMarket Digital Team

RS Components Digital Advertising Team

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk

 

 

Best Small PPC Agency

Crafted Atom

Fluid Digital

Journey Further

Keel Over Marketing

Launch Online

Loud Mouth Media

Marketing Signals

Novi.Digital - Data-driven PPC Agency

Platypus Digital

Statuo

 

 

Best Large PPC Agency

Crafted

Impression

Mabo Media

Merkle Periscopix

Search Laboratory

The Media Image

 

 

Best Small SEO Agency

Sponsored by

Absolute Digital Media

Aira

Caliber

Chillibyte - Best Small SEO Agency

Digitaloft

Erudite

Evolved Search - Best Small SEO Agency in the UK

Novi.Digital - Data-driven SEO Agency

Resignal

Wagada

 

 

Best Large SEO Agency

Click Consult - Our Biggest Ever Year

Crafted

Hallam Internet

Impression

Search Laboratory

Verve Search

Yard

 

 

Best Small Integrated Search Agency

ASSISTED.

Digital NRG

ExtraMile Communications

MediaVision

performance.io

Red Hot Penny

StrategiQ

 

 

Best Large Integrated Search Agency

Click Consult - Our Biggest Ever Year

Crafted

Croud

Epiphany

Essence Global

Forward3D

Impression

Search Laboratory

TIPi Group - specialist network housing agencies ROAST and Kitty

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Young Search Professional of the Year

Sponsored by

Daniel Cartland, SEO Manager, Screaming Frog

Laura D'Amato, Verve Search

George Driscoll, Impression

Alasdair Jon Fowler, TotallyMoney

Will Hitter, Silverbean

Phil Jones, Senior PPC Account Executive, ROAST

Tom Pool, Blue Array SEO

Olivia Smith, Digitaloft

Matthew Soakell, Mabo Media

 

Lifetime Acheivement Award

The winner of this award will be announced on the night of the award ceremony.

 

UK Search Personality of the Year

The winner of this award will be announced on the night of the award ceremony.

14 SEPT
Entry Deadline
11 OCT
Judging Session
12 OCT
Shortlist Announced
29 NOV
Awards Ceremony